Peterson Funeral Chapel

Sharon Ruth Wishon, age 86, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 6:22 AM on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Mount Vernon Place Care in Mt. Vernon, Missouri. She was born August 3, 1936 in Elsey, Missouri, the daughter of Benjamin Harrison and Minnie (Ellis) Watkins.

Sharon married Edwin Carl Wishon on October 9, 1954. She was a long time Admissions Clerk at Mercy Hospital Aurora.

Sharon is survived by her two sons, Dan Wishon, and Frank Wishon; one daughter, Kathy Matthews; 8 grandchildren, John Jr, Greg, Joanna, Josh, Eric, Jacob, Wes and Charles. She was also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Carl; parents Benjamin Harrison and Minnie; son John Wishon; 4 brothers; 7 sisters and one grandchild Jenifer Wishon.

A visitation will be held from 2-4 PM on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at the Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held Monday, November 14 at 2:00 PM at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel